PM to open Bhasanchar Island project October 4 for shifting Rohingyas
04:45 PM, September 25, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:59 PM, September 25, 2018

PM to open Bhasanchar project Oct 4 for shifting Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the Bhasanchar Island project on October 4 to relocate Rohingyas, said Additional Secretary to the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry Mohammad Habibul Kabir Chowdhury on Monday.

A total of 1 lakh Rohingyas will be transferred to the island on completion of the work, he said while talking to reporters at his office.

Mentioning that 80 percent work of the project has already been completed, the additional secretary said the rest of the work will be done within next one and a half months.

The Rohingyas will be shifted to the island in several phases, he said.

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